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02/19/20: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on Expungement Reforms, Federal Income Tax Returns

02/13/20: How can pre-petition legal representation help strengthen families and keep them together? (from Casey Family Programs) - Too often, children enter or linger in foster care because their parents are struggling with poverty-related issues, including substandard housing, or because they lack the resources for legal counsel to resolve civil or criminal matters, such as custody or protection orders, that could facilitate child safety. These poverty-induced issues do not equal neglect or warrant separating children from their families.

01/13/20: Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Mandating Comprehensive Disclosure and Transparency Requirements for Civil Asset Forfeiture (from NJ.gov) - Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (S1963) mandating comprehensive disclosure and transparency requirements for the system of civil asset forfeiture.